The first spy shots of the new BMW 3-series of 2016 model year
We have gotten first spy photos of the BMW 3-series, which is updated in its mid-cycle since first this model was introduced in 2012. Now the upgraded novelty will be presented as a car of 2016 model year.
Because of the model gets updates in its middle of cycle, the upgrade will not be significant. According to the pictures, there are new lights, bumpers and some exterior’s accents. The interior will get new trims and some changes in the infotainments system as well.
Unfortunately, we have not had the confirmed information but the 2016 novelty will be equipped with brand’s new powertrains –the four-cylinder and the six-cylinder. Both engines are based on the carmaker’s B38 three-cylinder powertrain.
Moreover, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder powertrain, which is also used in the B48, is offered in the newest Mini Cooper and the Active Tourer of BMW. The 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine is expected to be equipped in the new 3-series of 2016 model year.
Besides new engines, the novelty will be also available in 330i and 340i versions.
In addition, the auto manufacturer plans to launch a plug-in hybrid model later. Moreover, there will be the 328d variant equipped with the diesel unit.
When we get more information and details about the novelty, we will keep you informed.
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